is a jazz trumpeter and composer from the Chicago
area. In the late 1960's Price toured and recorded with major big bands including those of Stan Kenton and Buddy Rich. Price was also an original member of the Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band
in Los Angeles
and performed on all of the band's Grammy
-nominated recordings of the 1970's and early 1980's.
Price studied Music Education at Northwestern University, continued his education in composition at Berklee College of Music in Boston and received a Master's degree in Jazz Studies from the University of Southern California. In the late 1980s Price moved to Japan where he leads his own quintet and big band and plays in Nobuo Hara's big band, "Sharps & Flats.